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WHUT
Jul 3, 2011 10:00am EDT
our growth could reach 20 percent. >>reporter: one of pengshui's big ideas is to build a new city centre on this farmland, a 20 minute drive away. in a couple of years' time, the billion dollar project will be linked to the old districts via a tunnel through the mountain. investors are supposed to provide 23 percent of the cash, the banks 60 percent with the balance coming from central, regional and local governments. >>those facing relocation don't really care if this is a rash development or if it makes sound economic sense - so long as their pay-off is worth it. >>us farmers can benefit from the development and construction. but if the government goes ahead with the project and we're worse off, who will agree? >>reporter: the trouble is, as the people's bank of china knows only too well, the real value of compensation risks being diluted by inflation - which, despite three interest rate hikes over four months, accelerated in january to 4.9 percent year-on-year >>the spur was a four trillion dollar stimulus package - which cushioned china's export-reliant economy from the global
PBS
Jul 4, 2011 6:30pm PDT
backwaters across the country, it has big plans for the next five years as it seeks to boost incomes by at least 14 percent annually. >>the most meaningful economic decisions are made far away from beijing, in places like here - pengshui - over 1500 km south west of the capital. few if any here are interested in cooling economic growth or slashing investment plans as this is the only model they know that can provide jobs, spread more money around and, it's hoped, keep the people content. >>reporter: and in this belief, the local authority plans to plough some 2 billion us dollars every year into investment in buildings and infrastructure. >>the pace of our development is very fast - but we are very poor, we are backward, we are under developed, we're coming from a very low starting point. that's why, in our new five year plan our growth could reach 20 percent. >>reporter: one of pengshui's big ideas is to build a new city centre on this farmland, a 20 minute drive away. in a couple of years' time, the billion dollar project will be linked to the old districts via a tunnel through the
PBS
Jul 18, 2011 6:30pm PDT
to translate into a big business opportunity, with adventure sports companies mushrooming across the country. 220 kilometres north of new delhi is rishikesh; a popular spot for an adrenaline soaked spot of white water rafting. >>you are just 4-5 hours away from delhi, so close to it, but still you feel you are so away from it. it's another world >>many local people have joined this industry. the rafts have become cheaper, and the government offers many subsidies and cheap loans. that's why the prices we charge customers have fallen too. >>reporter: hardcore enthusiasts are adding and promoting new competitive events every year. at the bangalore adventure race, competitors combined cycling with rock climbing to push the limits of endurance. >>we're about 5 hours into the race, and we're at the bouldering area. and this is one of the most difficult part of the race today. the participants have already cycled 50 kilometres, and 12 kilometres of very, very technical trail. they're cramping, and they can't lift their legs, and their arms are tired. >>this is my first adventure race. i've always b
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